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Cover

Spanish or Italian
17th–18th century


Object Place: Spain or Italy

Dimensions

Overall: 181 x 105cm (71 1/4 x 41 5/16in.)

Accession Number

43.903

Medium or Technique

Cut linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Unpatterned green silk field. Border of silhouetted curling leafy stalks, repeating alternately over-turned, of white linen cloth trimmed with polychrome silk yarns and small loops of metallic yarn in broad bands at either end and narrow bands on either side. Narrow band of unpatterned green silk on either end. Cover edged all around with similar repeating stylized floral spray. Border slightly worn in a few areas. See 43.902

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection